Farm House Buns

"These are light, old-fashioned hot rolls just like my Grandmother used to make. I found the recipe in BHG Hometown Cooking magazine. If you like homemade rolls give these a try-you won't be disappointed!"
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Ready In:
2hrs 15mins
24 Rolls




  • 1.
  • In a very large mixing bowl, dissolve the yeast in the warm water.
  • Stir in sugar and let stand for 5 mins.
  • Add egg, the 1/4 c.
  • melted butter and the salt, stirring until mixed.
  • Stir in as much of the flour as you can, using a wooden spoon.
  • 2.
  • Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface.
  • Knead in enough of the remaining flour to make a fairly stiff dough that is smooth and elastic (6-8 mins).
  • Shape dough into a ball.
  • Place in a lightly greased bowl; turn dough once in bowl to grease surface of dough.
  • Cover; let rise in a warm place until double in size (45-60 mins).
  • 3.
  • Punch dough down.
  • Turn out onto a lightly floured surface.
  • Divide dough in half.
  • Cover and let rest for 10 mins.
  • Meanwhile, lightly grease one 15x10x1 baking pan or 2- 13x9x2 baking pans.
  • Divide each half of the dough into 12 pieces.
  • To shape, gently pull each dough piece into a ball, tucking the edges under.
  • 4.
  • Place the shaped rolls in the prepared pan (s).
  • Cover and let rise in warm place until double in size (30 mins or so).
  • 5.
  • Preheat the oven to 350.
  • Brush the unbaked rolls with the 3 tbsps.
  • of melted butter.
  • 6.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 15-18 mins or until golden brown on top.
  • Brush rolls with remaining melted butter.
  • Cool rolls in pans on wire racks.

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  1. kdp4640
    I cut this recipe in half as I am still trying to master the art of bread making. They were easy to make and tasted very good. My family likes more of a yeast flavor.



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